Supplied by MPP Jim McDonell
People and organizations have till April 29 to submit their nomination
April 19, 2022 (CORNWALL) — The Ontario authorities is asking for submissions for the Council of the Federation Award for Innovation in Psychological Well being and Addictions Care. This one-time award might be offered in every province and territory for initiatives that positively impression psychological well being and addictions care and can acknowledge and assist people and organizations excelling on this subject.
I do know there are a lot of psychological well being companies and applications which have made a distinction to Ontarians in want,” mentioned Jim McDonell, MPP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. “I encourage these worthy organizations to use for this nice honour.”
The award in Ontario supplies recognition and assist for non-governmental, group, personal sector, tutorial and Indigenous-led initiatives within the province. Indigenous authorities initiatives are additionally eligible. The Council of the Federation goals to acknowledge achievement and innovation and encourage others within the subject to be modern of their work.
The award recipient will obtain a certificates, signed by the Premier, in addition to a $5,000 prize to advance the awarded initiative and foster additional innovation. All recipients might be acknowledged nationally, and the successful initiative might be used for instance to advertise innovation and collaboration amongst all provinces and territories.
Award recipients might be introduced in summer season 2022.
Functions might be accepted till April 29, 2022. Please click here for particulars on tips on how to apply.
“Ontario is blessed with the a few of the most modern psychological well being and addictions companies and helps in all of Canada. This award helps innovation and awards people and organizations who contribute to larger high quality psychological well being and addictions care in our province. These contributions are important to satisfy the distinctive wants of sufferers within the subject and supply extra alternatives for remedy and restoration.”
– Michael Tibollo, Affiliate Minister of Psychological Well being and Addictions
“Yearly, multiple million Ontarians expertise a psychological well being or addictions problem. That’s why our authorities is continuous to satisfy our dedication of constructing psychological well being and addictions a precedence by recognizing and awarding leaders within the subject.”
– Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Well being
- In April 2021, the Ministry of Well being efficiently participated within the first ever “Promising Practices” podcast led by the Council of the Federation. Minister Tibollo and the Premier offered recorded feedback for the podcast which centered on Ontario’s Tele-Psychological Well being Service for Youngsters and Youth.
- The Council of the Federation includes all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It permits Premiers to work collaboratively, kind nearer ties, foster constructive relationships amongst governments and present management on necessary points that matter to Canadians.